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A selfie photo of Isaac Rodriguez with Ralph Garcia of Houston Tejano band Avizo and drummer Joe Martinez of Big Lu y Los Muchachos standing together around a table

Community Collections Grants Recipients: Cultural Legacies of Houston’s Chicano Music Scene

Posted by: Michelle Stefano

The following is a guest post by American Folklife Center (AFC) Folklife Specialist Guha Shankar, who interviews AFC Community Collections Grant recipient Florencio “Isaac” Rodriguez about his project, “Sonidos de Houston: Documenting the City’s Chicano Music Scene.” This post is part of the Of the People blog series featuring the 2022 awardees of the American …

A graphic with photos representing each of the 2023 Community Collections Grant recipients with Library of Congress logo and orange and white design

Meet the 2023 Community Collections Grant Recipients

Posted by: Michelle Stefano

The Library of Congress American Folklife Center is pleased to announce the 2023 recipient cohort of the Community Collections Grants program. Over this year, the awardees will work to complete a range of meaningful research and documentation focused on community cultural traditions in an array of places across the country and U.S. territories. Their documentary …